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Subject: Re: [boost] [quickbook] Requiring C++11 features in quickbook
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-14 19:33:32

On 14 August 2017 at 19:32, John Maddock via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I doubt it will be an issue for folks building locally.
> Daniel, just out of curiosity, how hard would it be to add a general "call
> external tool" rule, that could be re-purposed to generate equations from
> latex or graphs via graphviz etc? I'm not suggesting you go off and
> implement it right now... just scoping out the terrain...

Probably not too hard to add to the language, but configuration might
be a bit of a pain. I also have no experience of writing cross
platform process handling in C++, so I don't know how involved that
is. Boost.Process could possibly handle it, but I'm not sure if it's
stable enough yet.

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